The inaugural Provost’s Graduate Academic Engagement fellowship cohort
The Provost’s Graduate Academic Engagement fellowship supports scholarship and civic engagement in West Philadelphia. Paul Wolff Mitchell, an anthropology doctoral student, and Michael Vazquez, a philosophy doctoral student, are the inaugural cohort.
Lyndsi Burcham wants students to be financially literate
In her role in the Office of Student Financial Services, the recent graduate spearheads a new financial-literacy program that will offer workshops, financial-wellness grants for campus partners and student groups, and monthly lunch-and-learn sessions.
‘FACES’ captures, not defines, Black identity on campus
Sophomore Hadja Diallo and Senior Christine Olagun-Samuel published the inaugural issue of Faces of Black Penn on behalf of the Black Student League, a new magazine that features the diversity inherent in the Black campus experience.
‘A specific struggle’: Makuu director Brian Peterson on Black student life
Brian Peterson, three-time Penn graduate and director of Makuu: the Black Cultural Center, plays a central role in student life.
First Ivy League Quechua Fulbright scholar elevates indigenous values
Nico Suárez-Guerrero of the School of Arts and Sciences is the first Quechua Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in the Ivy League, and the only one currently in the United States.